Bülent Uyar

Professor of Economics




Education

Ph.D. (Economics) University of Pittsburgh; M.A. (Economics) University of Pittsburgh; B.A. (Economics) Robert College, Istanbul, Turkey.


Teaching Interests

Business Statistics, Public Finance, Cost-Benefit Analysis.


Research Interests

Determinants of arrests for DUI.


Professional Accomplishments

Bülent Uyar joined the UNI faculty in 1991. Prior, he taught at the University of North Dakota. His research has resulted in articles published in the Journal of Real Estate Research, Journal of Economics and Finance, Review of Social, Economic, and Administrative Studies, and The American Statistician, to name a few. In addition, he has presented numerous papers at research conferences. He is well recognized in the College for both his excellence in teaching and the high level of service that he provides to his profession. He has received the 1998 UNIBusiness Excellence in Teaching Award and the 2005 UNIBusiness Excellence in Service Award and the 2015 UNIBusiness Distinguished Scholar Award. Uyar also received the Regent's Award for Faculty Excellence in 2008 and the UNIBusiness Exceptional Impact Award in 2016.


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